Ambroxol


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: PO Mucolytic As tab: Usual dose: 30 mg bid or tid, may be increased to 60 mg bid if necessary. Max: 120 mg/day. As 30 mg/5 mL syr: Usual dose: 30 mg bid or tid, or 60 mg bid. As 15 mg/5 mL syr: Usual dose: 30 mg bid or tid. As 15 mg loz: Dissolve 2 loz slowly in the mouth tid. As sustained-release or retard cap: 75 mg once daily. Sore throat As 20 mg loz: Dissolve 1 loz slowly in the mouth as necessary. Max: 6 loz/day.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Special Precautions
Patient with stomach or duodenal ulcers, ciliary dyskinesia, and bronchial conditions. Renal and hepatic impairment. Children. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Rarely, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), erythema multiforme. Gastrointestinal disorders: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, dyspepsia, dry mouth or throat, abdominal pain, heartburn, oral or pharyngeal hypoaesthesia, dysgeusia.
Potentially Fatal: Rarely, anaphylactic reactions (e.g. anaphylactic shock, angioedema, rash, urticaria, pruritus).
Drug Interactions
May increase the concentrations of antibiotics (e.g. cefuroxime, doxycycline, erythromycin, amoxicillin) in the lung tissue.
ATC Classification
R05CB06 - ambroxol ; Belongs to the class of mucolytics. Used in the treatment of wet cough.
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